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Reshaping stroke services could reduce disability and save lives

Reshaping stroke services could reduce disability and save lives

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 12:59 GMT

The Stroke Association has welcomed the launch of the Department of Health’s consultation on reshaping stroke services in Northern Ireland.

​Salford Royal nurses’ Resolution to Run for Stroke Association

​Salford Royal nurses’ Resolution to Run for Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2019 14:12 GMT

A team of research nurses from Salford Royal Hospital are taking part in the Resolution Run in aid of the Stroke Association at Heaton Park on Sunday 07 April 2019, after their team leader survived a stroke.

Local runners’ Resolution to Run for Stroke Association

Local runners’ Resolution to Run for Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 14:21 GMT

A group of runners from Bury are taking part in the Resolution Run in aid of the Stroke Association at Heaton Park on Sunday 07 April 2019, alongside 35 year old stroke survivor Alison Brown.

Norfolk stroke survivor to go the extra mile for the Stroke Association

Norfolk stroke survivor to go the extra mile for the Stroke Association

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 10:25 GMT

Mike Jolly, 49, from Taverham, is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon for the Stroke Association on Sunday 28 April 2019 after two of his closest friends also had strokes in the same year.

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Stroke Association statement on partnering with Emilia Clarke and SameYou

Stroke Association statement on partnering with Emilia Clarke and SameYou

News   •   Mar 21, 2019 16:25 GMT

The Stroke Association is partnering with SameYou to understand and report on the unmet needs of young adults living with brain injury and stroke.

Stroke Association statement in response to NHS Long-Term Plan

News   •   Jan 07, 2019 10:05 GMT

Stroke Association statement in response to NHS Long-Term Plan

Stroke Association's statement on thrombectomy to be offered up to 24 hours after onset of stroke

News   •   Nov 23, 2018 10:34 GMT

Stroke Association's statement on thrombectomy to be offered up to 24 hours after onset of stroke

Blog posts 4 hits

Murdoch Rodgers' amazing experience running the Glasgow Scottish Run as part of 'Team Justine'

Murdoch Rodgers' amazing experience running the Glasgow Scottish Run as part of 'Team Justine'

Blog posts   •   Jan 21, 2019 16:37 GMT

On Sunday 30 September 2018 I took part in the Great Scottish Half Marathon in Glasgow. For the first time, I was running as part of a team - I was a member of ‘Team Justine’ to raise money for the Stroke Association.

Renée Wallen: my son had a stroke

Renée Wallen: my son had a stroke

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2018 10:14 BST

"As much as anyone thinks they know about stroke, until you've actually spent the night awake by your child's bedside, watching every breath and wondering if they'll wake up, speak, walk, be the child they once were - or a new person bringing unimaginable life changes to the family, it's impossible to really understand."

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Taking it bit by bit - Graham Smith

Blog posts   •   Feb 12, 2018 15:39 GMT

In the second part of his blog series, Graham talks us through a great way of reaching your goals.

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

'I felt like I’d lost my life after my stroke' - why I’m supporting the Stroke Association in their fight to save local support services in East Sussex

Blog posts   •   Feb 02, 2018 14:44 GMT

My name is Katie Simpson. I'm 30 years old, and a mother of two beautiful girls. I had a stroke in 2013 at the age of 25 years old. I had my stroke whilst I was 16 weeks pregnant, which led to clots in the baby's placenta, causing the pregnancy to end.

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World Stroke Day 2016

Events   •   Jun 10, 2016 10:07 BST

Saturday 29 October marks World Stroke Day

Oct 29 10:05 BST

Worldwide

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Events   •   Apr 01, 2015 11:00 BST

Do you know your blood pressure? High blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for stroke that we can control, yet it has no symptoms and can affect people of all ages and lifestyles.

Apr 18 - Apr 19

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Wendy Johnson and friends | Wendy Johnson a ffrindiau

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Claire and Gary Edwards-Matthews from Morriston and Wendy and David Johnson from Llansamlet will be tackling the 26 mile Virgin Money Lon...

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Glasgow Res Run

Glasgow Res Run

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'not just a funny turn' event at The Scottish Parliament

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Poppy shows support of 'Together We Can Conquer Stroke' at Resolution Run in Glasgow

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Public Health England Act FAST 2014

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Recognising the signs of stroke or TIA and calling 999 for an ambulance is crucial. Know the warning signs.

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Celebrity video - 'Not just a funny turn'

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Some of the UK's best loved comedians and stars of stage and screen told their favourite joke in the Stroke Association's 'Not just a fun...

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Mini-stroke and stroke survivor: Dave

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Dave was juggling a family and a demanding job. He had no idea what a mini-stroke was when he woke up and his arm was numb.

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State of the nation 2017

State of the nation 2017

Documents   •   Jul 03, 2017 15:06 BST

State of the Nation is a definitive, up-to-date, evidence-based and easy-to-understand set of statistics relating to stroke. It includes statistics on: incidence mortality prevalence risk factors stroke treatment and care the impact on the lives of stroke survivors.

Stroke priorities for the next Welsh government
Scottish Elections Briefing

Scottish Elections Briefing

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Take a Moment Blood Pressure Information Pack

Documents   •   Feb 01, 2016 10:00 GMT

High blood pressure is the biggest controllable risk factor for stroke. Our Blood Pressure Information Pack tells you where you can get your blood pressure tested to help reduce your risk of stroke. Click on the link at the bottom of the page to download your copy now.

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